Norman Orentreich, Force Behind Hair Transplants, Dies at 96
In the 1950s, Dr. Orentreich took hair from the back of the head and planted it in the scalp, and lo, it grew. He also helped establish the Clinique skin-care line. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NATASHA SINGER Tags: Orentreich, Norman Skin Hair Baldness Deaths (Obituaries) Source Type: news

Norman Orentreich, 96, Force Behind Hair Transplants, Dies
In the 1950s, Dr. Orentreich took hair from the back of the head and planted it in the scalp, and lo, it grew. He also helped establish the Clinique skin-care line. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NATASHA SINGER Tags: Orentreich, Norman Skin Hair Baldness Deaths (Obituaries) Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia Areata
-- Alopecia areata is a form of hair loss that's triggered by your immune system mistakenly viewing hair follicles as threats to your health. This can trigger patchy hair loss on the head, complete hair loss on the head or the loss of body hair, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia Areata
Title: Health Tip: Understanding Alopecia AreataCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 14, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Don ’t Worry, Baby
(MedPage Today) -- A mom brought her 14-month-old daughter to the pediatrician after noticing a linear lesion that was developing on her face. She was sure it had not been present at birth, so she was a little concerned about what it might be even though it didn't seem to cause her daughter any discomfort. It was a slightly yellow verrucous scaly plaque that seemed to cause hair loss where it met her hairline. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 11, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Best supplements for hair loss: Thinning hair? You may be lacking two important minerals
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: Hair loss is rarely a sign of something serious, but it can be emotionally distressing. If you have noticed you are losing more hair than normal or your hair is thinning, you could be lacking two essential minerals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair Styles That Can Lead to Hair Loss
FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 -- Hairstyles are a defining feature for many people, but some'dos can also damage hair follicles. A Johns Hopkins review of 19 studies has found that many hairstyles can lead to a condition known as traction alopecia. That's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hair Styles That Can Lead to Hair Loss
Title: Hair Styles That Can Lead to Hair LossCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 1, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

ASOS model's career was almost ruined when alopecia made him lose 70% of his hair
Jonah Adefay, 24, of Stockport, was initially unfazed when he suddenly developed a 'coin-sized' hairless patch on the side of his head in June 2016. But it soon spread all over his scalp. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions   
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he advises on a mild form of alopecia areata. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘A thank you to the hospital carers helping me battle cancer’
Four months ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Since then, I’ve had biopsies, a mastectomy, lymph node removals, countless scans and blood tests, an imminent death scare and two rounds of chemotherapy. Today, I’ll be having my third round and by rights I should be feeling terrified. Chemo’s pretty toxic – my oncologist told me semi-jokingly that the aim is to get as close to killing me as possible. But I don’t feel scared – I’m feeling calm and secure. This is because, thanks to the NHS team at south London’s St George’s hospital, a trip to the chemo ward feels as ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 14, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Magazine cancer NHS Source Type: news

Health Tip: Foster Healthy Hair Habits for Kids
-- Children should be taught how to wash their hair without damaging it, the American Academy of Dermatology says. Improper washing can damage the hair and even lead to hair loss, the academy adds. It offers these suggestions for proper hair... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Capturing chemotherapy drugs before they can cause side effects
(American Chemical Society) Although chemotherapy can kill cancer cells very effectively, healthy cells also suffer. If doctors could remove excess chemotherapy drugs from a patient's bloodstream after the medicines have done their job, they might reduce side effects such as hair loss and nausea. Now, researchers have developed a 3D-printed device that absorbs excess chemo drugs before they spread throughout the body. They report their results in ACS Central Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Pfizer initiates phase 2b/3 clinical trial for PF-06651600, an oral JAK3 inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced the initiation of a Phase 2b/3 clinical trial for its oral JAK3 inhibitor, PF-06651600, for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata, a chronic autoimmune skin disease that causes hair loss on the scalp, face, or body, and currently has no approved therapies. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Pfizer Business and Industry Source Type: news

WATCH: New drug could hold promise for alopecia
The medication is helping patients like Jason Lipkin, a dad and attorney, in an early stage clinical trial at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

New drug for alopecia shows promise: What you need to know
At its most severe, alopecia can cause total loss of body hair. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

The Silent Shame of Male Infertility
Bradley Goldman has filled out a size large T-shirt his whole adult life. As a bodybuilder, he knew that a steady stream of lean, bland proteins, heavy weights and steroids would make his muscles pop. But over the past six months, Goldman, a fitness and nutrition consultant in Los Angeles, has watched his jacked physique soften and shrink. “I cracked a couple of weeks ago, and I had to buy a shirt a whole size smaller,” he says. He tried it on for his wife Brittany, and it hung loose on his frame. “I just kind of shook my head,” he says. He knew she saw the changes too. Goldman, now 30, began takin...
Source: TIME: Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized fertility Research Source Type: news

The Silent Shame of Male Infertility
Bradley Goldman has filled out a size large T-shirt his whole adult life. As a bodybuilder, he knew that a steady stream of lean, bland proteins, heavy weights and steroids would make his muscles pop. But over the past six months, Goldman, a fitness and nutrition consultant in Los Angeles, has watched his jacked physique soften and shrink. “I cracked a couple of weeks ago, and I had to buy a shirt a whole size smaller,” he says. He tried it on for his wife Brittany, and it hung loose on his frame. “I just kind of shook my head,” he says. He knew she saw the changes too. Goldman, now 30, began takin...
Source: TIME: Science - January 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized fertility Research Source Type: news

New drug for alopecia shows promise: What you need to know
At its most severe, alopecia can cause total loss of body hair. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Alopecia Areata: A Review of Disease Pathogenesis Alopecia Areata: A Review of Disease Pathogenesis
This article offers new insights into the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in the etiology of alopecia areata, an incurable autoimmune disorder.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferers transformed into glamorous lingerie models to show bald is beautiful
Chrissy Sparks, from Birmingham, hopes her new project will  show that women who have suffered alopecia for years can look gorgeous without matching conventional beauty standards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

29-year-old fitness model develops 'breast implant illness' and has reversal surgery
Sia Cooper, 29, a fitness blogger from Florida got her 32DDD breast implants removed after experiencing nearly seven years of extreme fatigue, facial rashes, chest pain, brain fog and hair loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oral JAK3 Inhibitors Show Potential to Boost Hair Growth
(MedPage Today) -- Investigational agents efficacious in moderate-to-severe alopecia areata (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Mass spectrometry sheds new light on thallium poisoning cold case
(University of Maryland) In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors diagnosed Ling with thallium poisoning about four months later, she was in a coma. Two decades after the poisoning, Richard Ash--an associate research scientist in the University of Maryland's Department of Geology--used mass spectrometry to analyze several of Ling's hairs collected in 1994 and 1995 and established a timeline of her poisoning. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - the sneezy warning sign you need more ‘sunshine’ supplement
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling tired, hair loss, excessive sweating, and a general feeling of weakness. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and may need to add more vitamin D foods or supplements to your diet, if you have this sneezy symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nichola has created an app to help others with alopecia meet new friends
Nichola, who’s had alopecia for fifteen years, has launched an app to help others with the condition make friends. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: HIV and hair loss: What's the link?
While older HIV drugs may have caused hair loss, this is unlikely with modern medicines. In this article, learn more about the possible links between HIV and hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV and AIDS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could sonic hedgehog be the answer to hair loss?
Despite much scientific effort, regrowing hair is still not possible. A recent study asks whether the sonic hedgehog signaling pathway could offer clues. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair loss: Clues found in the palm of your hand
A new study finds out why the soles of our feet do not grow hair. The mechanisms involved may help design the hair loss treatments of the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does diabetes cause hair loss?
Diabetes can cause hair thinning or noticeable hair loss in some people. However, maintaining good blood sugar control may help reverse the effects of hair loss. Some medications are also available and may be beneficial. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

ASK THE GP:  Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he addresses alopecia and degenerated discs in the neck. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss WARNING: Eating too much of this popular restaurant starter could make you bald
HAIR loss usually isn ’t anything to worry about and tends to happen to people as they get older, but it can still be very upsetting. Those who hope to maintain their full locks for as long as possible may want to eat less of a particular food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Managing Hair Loss From Chemotherapy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, FYI, Source Type: news

Health Tip: Managing Hair Loss From Chemotherapy
-- Chemotherapy may damage the cells that make hair and cause it to fall out, the National Cancer Institute says. Hair loss may begin two weeks to three weeks after starting chemotherapy, the agency says. Before hair begins to fall out, consider... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Managing Hair Loss From Chemotherapy
Title: Health Tip: Managing Hair Loss From ChemotherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Alopecia patients call for NHS to fund real hair wigs
People paying thousands for wigs want the psychological impacts of hair loss to be better understood. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Managing Hair Loss From Chemotherapy
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - November 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New genetic culprit found for early progressive hair loss
New research has identified a key factor in the case of a progressive form of hair loss that starts in early childhood. The main culprit is a mutated gene. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cryotherapy May Curb Taxane-Induced Dermatologic Side Effects Cryotherapy May Curb Taxane-Induced Dermatologic Side Effects
Cooling the scalp may help prevent taxane-induced alopecia, whereas frozen gloves and socks may prevent nail and cutaneous side effects of the drugs, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Researchers discover new gene for hair loss
(University of Bonn) Hypotrichosis simplex leads to progressive hair loss already in childhood. A team of researchers led by human geneticists at the University Hospital of Bonn has now deciphered a new gene that is responsible for this rare form of hair loss. Changes in the LSS gene lead to impairment of an important enzyme that has a crucial function in cholesterol metabolism. The scientists now present their findings in the renowned journal " The American Journal of Human Genetics " . (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bipolar patient, 35, starts to go bald after developing 'moth-eaten' alopecia from his syphilis
The unnamed 35-year-old, who is believed to be from Pennsylvania, went to an emergency psychiatry clinic where a physical examination revealed he had patchy alopecia and a faint, scaly rash. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Do you have this feeling in your tummy? Signs you need more sunlight
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include general aches and pains, and hair loss.You could be at risk of the deficiency, and should add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if you have this feeling in your stomach. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: FDA Discusses Possible Risks of Bodybuilding Products
-- Bodybuilding drugs may contain steroids or similar substances that could pose significant risks to users, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Steroids and similar drugs have been associated with severe acne, hair loss, altered mood,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hair loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Are you worried about your hairline? ?In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis explains why?hair loss?happens and what you might be able to do about it. To listen, click the link below. Hair Loss (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 1, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the side effects of chemotherapy?
Side effects of chemotherapy include illness and infection, bleeding easily, hair loss, and nausea or vomiting. Learn more about 10 of the most common side effects, and how to combat them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Best supplements for hair: Five natural treatments to help remedy hair loss
BEST supplements for hair: Hair loss is a common occurrence as people get older and usually isn ’t the sign of anything serious. If your hair loss isn’t anything of concern, there are various supplements recommended you take to give your hair follicles the boost they need. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is hair loss a side effect of metformin?
Doctors prescribe metformin to treat people with type 2 diabetes or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In rare cases, metformin may cause hair loss. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - the one ‘excessive’ symptom you should never ignore
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, hair loss, or general aches and pains. You could also be at risk of the deficiency, and may need to add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if you have this “excessive” sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gender Differences in Chemo Side Effects Gender Differences in Chemo Side Effects
Although outcomes and rates overall toxicity of esophagogastric cancer chemotherapy are similar for men and women, rates of nausea, diarrhea, and hair loss are higher in women, warn UK scientists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Women may experience more side effects than men during gastric cancer chemotherapy
(The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust) Women may experience certain chemotherapy side-effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, mouth ulceration and hair loss more frequently than men, according to a new analysis of oesophageal and stomach cancer patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news